Theater News

Actor Buddy Ebsen Dies at 95
Buddy Ebsen Buddy Ebsen, the stage, television, and film star best known for his role as Jed Clampett on the 1960s television series The Beverly Hillbillies, ...
Is the Glass Half-Full or Half-Empty?
A New Jersey production of The Glass Menagerie causes Filichia to reflect on his first experience of the play.
The Crossroads of Cabaret, Musical Theater, and Jazz
The Siegels thrill to a performance by Bill Charlap and Sandy Stewart in the Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel.
Grand Larson-y
Years after Brownstone made its New York debut, composer Peter Larson finally gets his musical recorded.
Somers in the City
TV favorite Brett Somers brings her "musical memoir" to Danny's Skylight Room.
All Over the Map
The Good German journeys to Westport, The Seventh Monarch reigns in L.A., and Wild Blue flies into Dayton
Songs for the Departed
Brooke Pierce is captivated by Fynsworth Alley's new CD of William Finn's Elegies: A Song Cycle.
What's Next Year's High School Musical?
Attention, high school drama teachers! Filichia makes his (surprising) suggestions for next year's musical.
Actors' Equity and AGMA Reach Jurisdictional Agreement
Actors' Equity Association (AEA) and the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) have reached an agreement resolving jurisdictional issues that have recently divided the two unions....
Actor/Comedian Buddy Hackett Dies at 78
Buddy Hackett Comedian Buddy Hackett, who appeared in TV, films, and Broadway shows, died on Monday at his Malibu home. The cause of his death was not immediately ...